Stand-Up Dads

A podcast for parents with a sense of humor. Two stand-up comics just trying to make sense of parenting in today’s world.

Episode 91 - The Importance of Your Kid Learning an Instrument (and the Dads Lose Focus)

October 4th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob gets blamed for his kid's bad behavior

- The importance and benefits of your kid learning a musical instrument

- The dads recorded late and lose focus of the topic, but we think it works

- This week we have a Bad Dad AND an AWESOME DAD!!!

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  Email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com 

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Links to the videos and articles mentioned in the show are below:

- https://thriveglobal.com/stories/7-powerful-benefits-of-music-education-for-kids/

- https://takelessons.com/blog/motivate-your-child-to-practice-music-z15

Awesome Dad Article - https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/heroic-dad-gets-fired-2-152714148.html

Bad Dad Article - https://www.wwlp.com/news/texas-father-accused-of-letting-13-year-old-drive-them-to-get-ice-cream-while-he-was-drunk/

Thanks for listening!

BONUS Episode 44.5 - Willie Listen Crossover Swapcast - LIVE!!!

November 16th, 2019

SPECIAL BONUS EPISODE!!!

Rob and Big Nick (Gag on This Podcast) join Willie and Nicole for a live recording of WILLIE LISTEN at Stab! Comedy Theater!

Everyone chose 4 songs that they were thankful for and talked about the clips.  Give it a listen and judge us for our music!

Find Willie Listen at https://www.stabcomedytheater.com/willie-listen

Follow Willie Travis at https://www.facebook.com/blaxpayne?eid=ARCHfeq4HpV0V0Pxc7AxsUWOInHzpo7I3yW_6E7C9FPreTWd9wKlgkg19LQICZK24WoOl3tW_9CCVREw

Follow Nicole Eichenberg at https://www.facebook.com/nicoleisjustok

Find Big Nick's podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/

And, as always, email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com

Thanks for listening!

Episode 23 - Special Guest Tom Mailey - Managing Expectations for your kids and Empty Nest Syndrome

June 16th, 2019

On this episode:

- We managed to get Tom Mailey from the Pat & Tom Show, the longest running morning show in Sacramento radio on 105.1 FM KNCI to join us and he was a wonderful guest!

- We get a unique glimpse into the world of music

- We get to see a parent that's been through it from beginning to end and has a success story to show for it

- Managing expectations for your kids without messing them up

- We learn about the WOODSHOP ROCKS program and its wonderful success story! (https://goldcountrymedia.com/news/10572/woodshop-rocks/)

- We test the waters of Empty Nest Syndrome... it's not all bad!

- This week's bad dad calls himself "the Indiana Jones of Spirituality!"

- Who’s the comic of the week?  Listen and find out!

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  Email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com

Find us at https://standupdads.podbean.com/ or on facebook @standupdadspod

Find Mike's site at https://pencilforhire.myportfolio.com/

Find Big Nick's Gag on This Podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/

Tom's projects can be found here ---> His radio show (https://kncifm.com/pat-tom/) and his podcast (https://www.radio.com/media/podcast/write-you-song-podcast)

 

Links to the articles mentioned in the show are below:

http://anderstorms.com/

http://www.ktvu.com/news/fairfield-father-of-10-accused-of-child-abuse-im-the-indiana-jones-of-spirituality

https://theconfidentmom.com/09/parenting/setting-realistic-expectations-for-your-child/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/cui-bono/201802/the-psychology-expectations

https://medium.com/the-mission/why-you-should-stop-expecting-others-to-be-who-theyre-not-68e2d781da07

https://www.tipsonlifeandlove.com/parenting/manage-your-expectations-not-your-child

https://slate.com/human-interest/2008/11/why-parents-expect-too-much-from-their-kids.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/surviving-your-childs-adolescence/201003/adolescence-and-the-problem-parental-expectations

https://qz.com/559821/parents-your-absurdly-high-expectations-are-harming-your-childrens-achievement/

https://www.verywellmind.com/wonderful-things-about-the-empty-nest-4036018

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/empty-nest-syndrome_b_3956231

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/friends-family/info-2018/empty-nest-advice.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/conditions/empty-nest-syndrome

 

Thanks for listening!

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